The Upside of Quitting

Season 6, Hour 31 This week on¬†Freakonomics Radio: do you know this bromide? “A winner never quits, and a quitter never wins.” To which¬†Stephen J. Dubner says, “Are you sure?” Sometimes quitting is strategic, and sometimes it can be your best possible plan. To find out more, check out the podcast from which this hour […]

Who Stole All the Runs in Major League Baseball?

Last night, Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies pitched just the second post-season no-hitter in Major League Baseball history. Yes, it's an amazing feat. And yes, it's surprising. But if there were ever a season during which this feat might seem a bit less surprising, it's this year.